Past Meetings



December 11-14, 2017 

2017 USAID Chickpea Innovation Lab Annual Meeting, Hyderabad, India

May 30-June 2, 2016

USAID Chickpea Innovation Lab 2016 annual meeting, Izmir, Turkey

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August 24-27, 2015

USAID Chickpea Innovation Lab 2015 annual meeting, Pyramid Resort, Debre Zeit, Ethiopia 

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March 16-18, 2015

NSF/USAID United States project meeting, Wrigley Marine Science Center, Catalina Island, USA

July 13-15, 2014

USAID Chickpea Innovation Lab 2014 annual meeting, University of California-Davis
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March 8-10, 2014

NSF/USAID US project meeting, , San Pedro, California

February 24, 2014

USAID Project Launch, Ethiopian Institute for Agricultural Research, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

December 5, 2013

USAID pre-coordination meeting, Sanliurfa, Turkey

Planting Seeds for the Future of Food II 

Nestle Corporation held an interactive event on July 6 and 7, 2017 in Vevey, Switzerland with industry and academia representatives, scientists, business leaders, civil society representatives and Nestlé experts from around the globe to envision and inspire future trends and opportunities. Nestle's aim is to enhance awareness of how they can shape the future of food, and make a lasting impact for generations to come. This meeting emphasized the exchange of ideas and thoughts with leading stakeholders with a goal of identifying collaborative synergies and gaining insight into breakthrough technologies and solutions.  UC Davis Professor Douglas Cook gave the first day plenary talk with Maurice Moloney of the Global Institute for Food Security titled, "Plant Breeding of the Future".  



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UC Davis Professor Douglas Cook gave a talk titled, "Pulses: The Heroes of Nutrition & Agricultural Sustainability" on October 5, 2016. The seminar was hosted live online and is available for viewing.



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